Women Sleuths by Margaret Cole
(Academy Mystery Novellas)

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G.D.H. and Margaret Cole, "The Toys of Death:" An engaging little old lady solves a baffling murder on the south coast of England. Mignon Eberhart, "The Calico Dog:" Susan Dare accepts what is certainly "an invitation to murder" when she gets involved iwth conflicting claimants to a large fortune. Marcia Muller, "The Broken Men:" San Francisco investigator Sharon McCone guards two famous participants in a clown festival and gets enmeshed in homicide. Cornell Woolrich, "The Book that Squealed:" A defaced library book leads to kidnapping and murder in a classic puzzler solved by a librarian.

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Martin H. Greenberg was born in 1942. He received a doctorate in Political Science in 1969 and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin until 1995. Over the course of his long and prolific career, Greenberg has published around 1000 anthologies and has worked with numerous best-selling authors including Isaac Asimov, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Anne McCaffrey, Sue Grafton, Scott Turow and Dean Koontz. He has won numerous awards including the Horror Guild Award in 1994, the Deathrealm Award in 1996, the Bram Stoker Award in 1998, and the Prometheus Special Award in 2005. He also received The Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing and the Milford Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction editing. Bill Pronzini has received three Shamus Awards, two for Best Novel, and the Lifetime Achievement Award, from the Private Eye Writers of America; and six nominations for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award. His novel, "Snowbound," was the recipient of the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiereas the best crime novel published in France in 1988. "A Wasteland of Strangers" was nominated for best crime novel of 1997 by both the Mystery Writers of America and the International Crime Writers Association. A young adult short story, "Christmas Gifts," was the recipient of the Paul A. Witty Award presented by the International Reading Association for the best short fiction of 1999. He has published sixty novels, including three in collaboration with his wife, novelist Marcia Muller, and twenty-nine in his popular "Nameless Detective" series. His work has been translated into eighteen languages and published in nearly thirty countries.
Published August 30, 2005 by Academy Chicago Publishers. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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